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KOFY
Dec 20, 2012 11:30am PST
that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with mike we are waiting for things to cloud over. >> not low clouds that we need to bring the rain in those are still 12 hours off, possibly. here's a look from mount tamalpais winds picking up so is the temperature. we'll talk about the rain and how much to expect over the weekend. >>> plus, if you paid for a parking ticket in oakland, the city made owe you money. the results
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 11:30am PST
today in the bay area to send a message to washington. >>> fallout from that radio station stunt that preceded the suicide of a british nurse. we'll hear from the deejays. >>> new information about what hostess did to their employees' pension accounts in the weeks before the company's liquidation. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-verse tv you can record four shows at on
KOFY
Dec 28, 2012 11:30am PST
. >> we are here in washington, working. while the members of house of representatives are out watching movies and watching their kids play soccer and basketball and doing all kinds of things. they should be here. >> i toe the president we'll be happy to look at whatever he proposes. but the truth is we are coming up against a hard deadline and as i said this is a conversation we should have had mnt ago. >> reporter: if you are looking for a better idea of how going over the fiscal cliff will affect you. check out this from the tax policy center, fill in your information and it will show you how your taxes could change. we've linked this calculator to abc7news.com click on see it on tv. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> new york city police are looking for a woman who killed a man by pushing him into the path of an oncoming subway train last night. this shows the woman moments after the man was killed in queens. witnesses say the woman got up from a bench and shoved the man on to the tracks, the second time in a month somebody has killed a subway patron by pushing them into the pa
KOFY
Dec 19, 2012 11:30am PST
wasting time. other high profile calls to action out of washington today in the wake of the deadly connecticut school tragedy. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: lawmakers are asking for everything from military protection on school campuses to bans on weapons and ammunition. a single message of safety from many voices. with 20 elementary school children and six educators shot to death with a semi-automatic rifle in connecticut, president obama is taking steps to reduce gun violence. >> the president: i've asked the vice president to lead an effort to includes members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proposals, no later than january, propose 5s that i intend to push without delay. -- >> reporter: lawmakers made their own proposals, nancy pelosi and fellow house democrats are calling for the swift passage of a bill which would ban assault magazines. representative mccarthy of new york who lost her husband and merely lost her son to gun violence echoes the president's sentiments now is the time to act. >> this time it is diff
KOFY
Dec 27, 2012 11:30am PST
late. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> still ahead, president obama arrives back in washington after cutting short his vacation the chilly political climate he's returning to. >>> shocking scare caught on camera what led >>> president obama is back in washington where the weather is just as frigid as the political climate inside. fiscal cliff talks appear to be going nowhere. the president is trying to hammer out a deal before major tax hikes and spending cuts kick in january 1st. this morning harry reid launched a scathing attack on house republicans for not returning to washington. >> i can't imagine their con chens they are out wherever -- consciences they are out wherever they are and we are trying get something done. >> newly appointed senator flew back with the president today, left governor currently will replace the late senator daniel inouye. >>> that looming fiscal cliff is having a huge effect on the stock market today. you can see the dow is down 135 points over 1%, consumer confidence very low because of concerns that fiscal cliff will cause taxes to rise for everyone if
KOFY
Dec 21, 2012 11:30am PST
assault weapons. >>> developing news in washington president obama just nominated senator john kerry to join his cabinet. >>> scuffle over air jordans. bay area security guard hurt as hundreds try to get a pair as hundreds try to get a pair of new [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's the fastest internet for the price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. so call now to get at&t u-verse high speed internet for just $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. that includes access on-the-go to our entire national wi
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 11:30am PST
season is scheduled to be opening in northern washington this weekend. on the 15th along the northern coast the season is going to be opening, so you will be getting crab again, maybe sooner if the local fishermen negotiate and settle on a price. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> we want to know what you think. should oregon fishermen honor the crab strike by bay area fishermen? we are already getting interesting comments. let us know how you feel at facebook.com/abc7news. >>> this afternoon the 49ers' new stadium will reach a milestone crews will erect the steel he beams, prior to that the ceo york and other dignataries will hold a ceremony. bear the signature -- the two beams painted gold will bear the signatures of construction workers 49 and santa clara city leaders. the work began in july. the stadium remains on schedule. >>> the raiders are in the spotlight tonight when they take on manning at thecoliseum n abc 7. sky 7 hd shows you the scene above the coliseum, kick-5:20 tonight. kira klapper joins us live from oakland. you see fans getting ready to tailgate yet? >> reporter: oh y
KOFY
Dec 18, 2012 11:30am PST
. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news >> there's optimism this morning that washington lawmakers and the white house are closing in on a deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff and triggering tax hikes for nearly everyone come january. karen travers reports on the president's new compromise and the republicans' back-up plan. >> reporter: negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff are heating up. both sides are starting to make concessions. this morning speaker boehner briefed republican lawmakers on where things stand. >> i continue to hope we can reach broad area agreement. >> reporter: yesterday boehner met with president obama for about 45 minutes. last night the white house presented him a new offer. the proposal includes 1.2 trillion in tax increases, down from the original offer 1.6 trillion. extending the bush tax cuts for every american earning less than $400,000 a year instead of $250,000. >> his position is not based on the notion that these rate have to go up because that's good, it is based on the necessity of having enough revenue as part of this balanced package. >> reporter: the w
KOFY
Dec 26, 2012 11:30am PST
tonight on a red-eye to washington. lawmakers have less than a week to come up to agreement on how to avoid tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect january. the first lady and the couple's two daughters will remain in hawaii for another 10 days. >>> for the first time starbucks' employees are being asked to write other than names on cups. the chain is asking employees in washington, d.c. to scribble the words "come together." as a message to lawmakers to settle the fiscal cliff. >> some spots blue skies, some parts grey clouds. >> interesting the colors you will see out there rainbow colors out there and we've had some in the south baylor, i'll show you one from mountain view, san jose we just had moderate rain roll through downtown, darker clouds off to the west there and that's what is going to head up into the santa cruz mountains shortly. one other advantage point, at least this side of san francisco, we are on the embarcadero side at front and vallejo streets where it looks quiet. if you look back the other way, rain coming in. san francisco heading out here any
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 11:35pm EST
news "washington weekly." >> what a big win for the redskins just a moment ago. >> heading to the playoffs for the first time since 1999. >> what an amazing feat for them, first time since 99. as donovana disaster theyb turned out to be, a sixth round pick. take a look. first quarter was scoreless. it is kicked off. the second interception thrown that quarter. off to a good start, but he get things going. the light of the game. s around -- delay of game. banks did this man, morris was fire -- thanks to this man, morris was on fire. third quarter, rg3 fix the handoff. -- fakes the handoff. in the fourth quarter, this is what happened. morris was like a train today, unstoppable. 200 yards. late in the fourth, 21-10 redskins. this was a game changer. 21-18 redskins, three minutes to go. the hero of the day, where did he come from? 28-18. right?for romo, >> not at all. >> i believe saturday would be game against seattle. t now, enjoy it. 7 wins in a row and this is what the town needed. >> celebrating tonight. landover will be rocking. >> after all of the injuries. here comes jackson,
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
washington after cutting short his vacation the chilly political climate he's returning to. >>> shocking scare caught on camera what led hundreds of shoppers to stampede o >>> president obama is back in washington where the weather is just as frigid as the political climate inside. fiscal cliff talks appear to be going nowhere. the president is trying to hammer out a deal before major tax hikes and spending cuts kick in january 1st. this morning harry reid launched a scathing attack on house republicans for not returning to washington. >> i can't imagine their con chens they are out wherever -- consciences they are out wherever they are and we are trying get something done. >> newly appointed senator flew back with the president today, left governor currently will replace the late senator daniel inouye. >>> that looming fiscal cliff is having a huge effect on the stock market today. you can see the dow is down 135 points over 1%, consumer confidence very low because of concerns that fiscal cliff will cause taxes to rise for everyone if congress tpaeults to work to the. >>>
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am PST
storm any time with live doppler at abc7news.com. >>> in washington state, same-sex couples began obtaining licenses early this morning, hours after the the law legalizing same-sex marriage took effect there. hundreds waited for hours before the king county auditor's office in seattle opened after midnight to start distributing licenses. washington joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. voters passed referendum last month. >>> marijuana possession now legal in washington state pot smokers have been celebrating in the streets of seattle. people gathered at the space needle for a new year's eve-style countdown to midnight when the measure passed by voters last month took effect. they cheered and lit joints in unison. >>> new this morning, duchess of cambridge has left the hospital where she was being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy. here she is, take a look, new video of a smiling kate middleton leaving the king edward vii hospital with her husband by her side, the royal couple's office says she will head to kensington pal -
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
. today, the president joined the chorus. the president said washington won't just talk about tackling gun violence. >> this is a team that has a tas tok pull together real reforms, right now. >> the president urged congress to vote on an assault weapons ban, a ban on ammunition clips and close the gun show loophole so hall would be subject to background checks. >> the task force will recommend policies beyond gun conroll. >> we're going to need to make access to mental health care. >> the president hoping to seize this moment of heightened public awareness to push washington to change. >> if there is one thing we should have after this week, it should be a sense of perspective about what is important. >> his announcement is quieting criticism from within the president's ranks. one congressman whose husband was killed now he'll feels the president is showing leadership. but+ús gun regulations will no doubt meet with resistance from the nra, so far has not commented since the connecticut shooting. but has scheduled a news conference for friday. the president says he's ready.
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
in yet another state. the long lines in washington early this morning. >>> house fire takes a life in san francisco, the questions investigators are trying to answer. >>> you can see metering lights on at the bay bridge toll, carpool lanes fastrakers streaming into san francisco, relatively light morning compared to yesterday. -- [ inaudible ] ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> good morning. 6:29, thursday december 6th. thanks for joining us. you are looking at a live picture of downtown oakland, gorgeous shot, dry, not raining. do have fog out there a little mist, nothing that is going to dampen the spirits for a raiders day here thanks for judge
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
. we have the latest on the talks from washington. mayans predicted the are world would end tomorrow, here in washington that doesn't seem to be creating urgency to get a fisal cliff deal. >> the president called on the house again and again to pass a bill to protect 98 pr of the american frem a tax hike. well... today we're going to do better than that. >> house speaker john boehner movering forward on plan b, extending the current tax rates for those making less than $1 million a year, 99.81% of americans. for the rest micking more than $1 million, tax rates go up. but if plan b doesn't addresssí spending cuts and today, president obama's spokesman was blunt. >> plan b, only thing the house of representatives, republicans and house are focused on how is a multi day exercise in futility. we dozl-iy not have the luxury f exercises in futility. >> boehner says he's done his part, white house andd0oÑ senate democrats haven't done their autos their plan b is to slow walk us over the fiscal cliff. >> the house is expected to vote tonight. some have come out against it because of the ta
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
paoup southbound of an accident at washington street, -- i'll update that at our next trip, mass transit, muni everybody on a regular schedule and on time. >>>Ñ5bx commuters in sonoma couy could use a break from the rain right now flood waters are still impassable on highways 12 and 121. terry mcsweeney is live at the intersection. >> reporter: the best i've got right now is sometime today. what happens is when there's a heavy down tour as there was yesterday and a high tide, this -- this road closes not unusual they wish it was an unusual occurrence as you can see road closed, flooded. pictures of what it looked like last night. they've been trying to fix the problem here for quite sometime, obviously, no success. yesterday, it want hard to find rain-related problems, american canyon water piled up on highway 12 red top road all this going on, on christmas day the traffic was light yesterday, richmond on mcdonald avenue they had back-up there also in berkeley a lot of places down pours and one person we talked to says he's about ready to have it wrap up. >> i'm from the bay are
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
. retailers are waiting to see if washington can resolve the impass on a tax, and budget plan. >> there is that uncertainty. they'll be more conservative and do store growth. we're going to have some indications of what direction we're going in. i would think, in the next few weeks. hopefully, next few days. >> uncertainty can have a ripple affect on other sectors of the economy. next month is when toy makers will start showing their new lines. apparel makers won't be far behind. bay area shoppers seem to have confidence lacking in other parts of the count tli. >> we're in silicon valley. people have money here regardless of what is going on with weather and everything else. >> and home prices are rebounding. >> shoppers may be impacted by slower sales growth. retailers may have to raise prices in order to eek out a profit or they might have to keep offering discounts just to bring in shoppers. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> sales numbers left a sour taste on wall street mouth today. dow jones fell 24 points. the good news is the president and members of congress have cut their h
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 11:00am PST
a bill in the house of representatives limiting assault weapons. >>> developing news in washington president obama just nominated senator john kerry to join his cabinet. >>> scuffle over air jordans. bay area security guard hurt as hundreds try to get a pair of new shoes. . >>> developing news out of washington. president obama is nominating senator kerry to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. the president made the announcement moments ago. kerry served as chairman of the foreign relations commit -- committee. he lept to the front of the list for the job after u.n. ambassador rice withdrew her name last week. >>> in newark mall security guard was punched in the face over a scuffle of air jordans. large crowd rushing through the door a man was apprehended for hitting the guard during the shoe frenzy. the new sneakers went on sale in morning a raffle system was implemented. >> i'm only interested in two pairs someone should be held accountable. they send out 20, 30 pairs when it is going to be 100, 2 sometimes like they are trying to initiate some type of difficulty. >> t
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
to washington from hawaii to try to reach a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. he boarded air force one overnight and will be arriving in maryland around 8:45 this morning. the president cut short his vacation. democrats and republicans have just four days to reach a deal before mandatory budget cuts and tax increases kick in january 1st. >>> new senator representing hawaii will arrive on capitol hill today. lt. governor will fill the seat left vacant by the death of senator daniel inouye. he was chosen from a list of three yesterday. the 40-year-old has served as state lawmaker and chairman of the hawaii democratic party. he will serve until an election in 2014. >>> lance armstrong has until today to appeal the ban imposed on him. he lost his seven titles december 6th, when the international cycling<ç÷%Ñ union banned him from the sport for life. penalties came after the united states anti-doping agency hit him with similar sanctions for using banned substances. armstrong did not appeal. it appears he won't challenge this latest ban. >>> gun buy-back in los angeles is being
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
folks you sent to washington have to do their jobs. >> the president's proposal to raise taxes on the top two percent of americans won't even pay one-third of the annual interest that's now owed on the massive $16 trillion debt. >>> the house returns tonight just one day before a deal needs to be reached. it's likely negotiators will be burning the midnight oil as the clock ticks down to 2013. >> much more on the fiscal cliff this morning on abc's "this week i charles shumer of new york and republican senator john kyle of arizona debate the last-minute efforts. that's coming up at 8:00 this morning on" this week "with george stephanopoulos on abc7. >>> coming up, an attempt to rescue a man that fell into icy water goes horribly wrong as several more people fall in trying to save him. we will tell you what happened next. >>> and the last-minute push is on to prepare for the new year's day tournament of roses parade. find out what this year's theme is. >> this shows thief sneaking up on a woman putting her in a head lock before stealing her i-phone. others crash a bmw into a store a
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
. you just ate dallas! >> mike: warriors on a road trip and with tonight's win in washington they won their first three away from hole. david lee and steph curry warming up. has a hot hand with 22. but a scary moment in the fourth. curry gets his left knee knocked. he would come up limping. breathe easty, he did come back later in the game. a strong performance by clay thompson. 23 points, warriors up six. david lee with back-to-back double-doubles, 24 points, 17 rebounds. so solid. 101-9 7 the final. first time they've won the first three games on a road trip since 2003. >> manny pacquiao and marquez fought three times. marquez felt like he was jobbed in the last fight by the judges and took it ounce on pacquiao in vegas. third round, marquez catches pacquiao with a huge right hand. his goes down. and juan manuel came to fight. many returns the favor in the fifth. catches marquez. he staggers-didn't go down but needs to get busy. sixth round, watch this brutal shot by marquez, straight to manny's face and he is out on his feet, face down on the canvas. you can't hit someone more scar
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 5:00am PST
economy. economy is growing, but keeping it that way means that the folks you sent to washington have to do their jobs. >> the president's proposal to raise taxes on the top two percent of americans won't even pay one-third of the annual interest that's now owed on the massive $16 trillion debt. >>> the house returns tonight just one day before a deal needs to be reached. it's likely negotiators will be burning the midnight oil as the clock ticks down to 2013. there will be a lot more on the fiscal cliff coming up this morning on abc's "this week." charles summer of new york and republican senator john kyle of arizona debate the last-minute efforts. that's coming up at 8:00 this morning on" this week "with george stephanopoulos on abc7. >>> coming up, an attempt to rescue a man that fell into icy water goes horribly wrong as several more people fall in trying to save him. we will tell you what happened next. >>> and the last-minute push is on to prepare for the new year's day tournament of roses parade. find good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delici
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Dec 9, 2012 2:00am PST
. we have the >> mike: warriors on a road trip and with tonight's win in washington they won their first three away from hole. david lee and steph curry warming up. has a hot hand with 22. but a scary moment in the fourth. curry gets his left knee knocked. he would come up limping. breathe easty, he did come back later in the game. a strong performance by clay thompson. 23 points, warriors up six. david lee with back-to-back double-doubles, 24 points, 17 rebounds. so solid. 101-9 7 the final. first time they've won the first three games on a road trip since 2003. >> manny pacquiao and marquez fought three times. marquez felt like he was jobbed in the last fight by the judges and took it ounce on pacquiao in vegas. third round, marquez catches pacquiao with a huge right hand. his goes down. and juan manuel came to fight. many returns the favor in the fifth. catches marquez. he staggers-didn't go down but needs to get busy. sixth round, watch this brutal shot by marquez, straight to manny's face and he is out on his feet, face down on the canvas. you can't hit someone more scare than
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
everybody. tahman bradley joins us live from washington. >> reporter: just a few hours, 11:00 our time, the tension is growing here in washington, after the weekend talks failed to lead to a deal if there is no breakthrough today, the country will go over the cliff. talks continue, this morning still no deal. >> we have further an financesments perhaps at 11:00 in the morning. >> reporter: -- republicans and democrats negotiated all weekend with the hope of passing ledge would protect most from a massive tax hike set to kick in tonight at midnight. >> our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do not go up that would hurt our economy. >> reporter: there was optimism about a deal over the weekend when the republican leader in the senate)q mcconnell made an offer that all ended when harry reid said he could not present a counter proposal. mcconnell phoned for help. >> i placed a call to the vice president to see if he could help on his side. i want everyone to know i'm willing to get this done. but i need a dance partner itch >> reporter: white house offi
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> new this morning, today is decision day for states to notify washington if they will run their own insurance markets under he'll overhaul. 19 states have turned down the administration's invi station to set up health insurance exchanges. that leaves the feds with a huge task of doing it for them. on the other side, 17 states including california, washington, d.c. say they want to set up their own markets. >> walgreen's drugstores have agreed to pay a huge fine to settle a lawsuit filed in in alameda county. they are going to pay $16.5 million after they say they illegally dumped dumped waste into trash bins. they dumped patients' records without shredding them first. they were found to be violation of the law. this settlement covers more than half the counties in california. >>> new york city leaders are trying to protect cab passengers to be taken for a ride. the mayor has signed a measure into law facing operators to make timers clearly visible to passengers and charge by the minute. they say some cab operators charge by the block and pass on to surcharges. a texas family paid mo
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
the driver, were injured. they are being treated at hospitals in oregon, washington and idaho. >>> the highest minimum wage in the country is about to get higher. the pay increase coming to some san francisco workers in less than 24 hours. >>> bag charges are coming to a store near you. we'll tell you where the new fees will hit in the new year. >>> last trading day of 2012 is underway on wall street. live look at the big board, dow is calm, nearly up four points before the 11th hour fiscal cliff >>> 52 in san francisco, san rafael, half moon bay and richmond san jose 55, oakland 54, concord 53. traveling today, no worries until youpc get near crescent city where we have a chance of being sideswiped by a shower there 49, tahoe 30, 36 yosemite today. warmer down south near 60 palm springs, san diego and l.a. take your sunglasses there. >>> let's check in with ron claiborne for what is coming up on "good morning america." >>> breaking news overnight secretary of state clinton in the hospital diagnosed with a blood clot the latest on her condition. plus, starting the countdown to midnight
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Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
first holiday land in the dark but woke up to paradise. >> washington has a serious spinning problem. >> this played in the capitol and would echo through the house. >> the president's laws of raising tax rates would still leave -- >> the republican leader took a rhetorical holiday swipe at democrats. >> i'm stuck here in washington trying to prevent by fellow kentuckians from having to shell out more money to uncle sam next year. >> we are learning more about how the negotiations fell apart. unnamed source said when the speaker offered $800 billion in revenue by limit being deductions, the speaker asked what to i get? the president reportedly responded you get nothing. i get that for free. unable to agree on a big deal on taxes and entitlements, the president is now hoping to get a small deal. extend middle class tax rates, extend some unemployment benefits and agree to a framework for a big deal. >> that's an achievable goal. that can get done in ten days. >> can it? consider speaker boehner's other words which are really echoing about making a deal. >> how we get there, go
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Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
the so-called assault weapons. they are buying everything on the shelves. >> an abc news washington post poll shows the majority of americans continue to favor more restrictions on gun ownership. even the sales of gun safes are shooting up. >> a week after the masacre of those innocent children and adults in newtown, connecticut the head of the national rifle association unveiled his plan calling for every american school to have an armed guard. jay when that horrible monster tried to shoot his way into sandy hook school that if a good guy with a gun had been there, he might have been able to stop him. >> you don't want to turn our schools into dodge city. >> at least one school district in jersey city will place armed guards at the schools over the governor's objection. >> you don't want to make it an armed camp. that is not a good example. >> abc news, new york. >>> senator daniel was laid to rest in his native hawaii. a thousand people came to pay their respect including the first couple who were in hawaii for the holiday. he died last monday at the age of 88. he was the first ja
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Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
what is needed is an armed police officer in every single school. and he accused washington of rank hypocrisy for protecting the president but failing to do the same for school children. >> we as a society leave them every day utterly defenseless. >> nravp unloaded on the news media and condemned producers of violent video games and the police chief points out there is no mention of gun autos to suggest that guns shouldn't be part of the conversation? i think that is ridiculous. >> the chief calls it crazy to allow the clips and weapons of war on our city streets. >> i have guns myself. but... to have a assault rifle sni don't any thi there is a place for that on the streets. >> wait a minute. wait a minute. man with a gun. very it locked up. wait until i go get it. it doesn't make sense. >> senator feinstein says it's a distraction. >> this is a distraction of large ammunition feeding device that's allows shooters to expell more bullets. >> in richmond, parents of school children says nra proposal is not for them. >> i don't think that proposed escalation is going get to the root o
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Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
into orbit today defying previous warnings from un and washington this, is video provided by north korea state run television. the saying the launch violated a resolution banning any launch using ballistic missle tech nlg. the obama administration called the launch a provocative act. >> house republican leaders are pressing president obama to come up with a plan they can accept for spending cuts and tax revenues to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. time is running out now for both parties to reach a compromise. we have the latest. >> the deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff is december 316789 lawmakers have less time if they want get something together that congress can pass and the president can sign. >> the longer the white house road blocks this discussion, closer our economy gets to the fiscal cliff. >> in an interview, the president was optimistic a deal can be reached. >> i'm confident republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to try to protect tax cuts for high income individuals. >> monday night, white house sent speaker boehner on offer including $1.2 trillion in
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Dec 29, 2012 6:00am PST
. two other states have legalized marriage by popular vote, washington and maryland. >> senate leaders will work through the weekend to try to avoid the physical cliff. there are fewer than three days left before taxes go up for all americans and federal programs see major cuts. president obama met with republican and democratic leaders yesterday in a high stakes meeting at the white house. senate leaders will debate a new plan over the weekend, hoping to have a deal to vote on by monday. then it will go to the house. the president said a deal is critical for the nation. >> economists, business leaders all think we are poised to grow in 2013 as long as politics in washington don't get in the way of america's progress. so we've got to get this done. >> in the event congress does not make a deal, here's how the fiscal cliff could affect you. first, income taxes will go up substantially. a middle class family will pay about $2,000 more per year. gas prices will likely fall because individuals will have to spend less on fuel. you could see longer lines at the airport because budget cuts wo
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
askingly is in washington, d.c. starbucks to write "come together" on cups today and tomorrow to lawmakers to keep th [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. . >>> good morning. the clock on the wall says 5:14 on this thursday morning. you are looking live from our camera towards the embarcadero and bay bridge, it is dry this break won't last long. >>> stop that's the word from local leaders in newtown, connecticut when it comes to sending gifts. town leaders say they appreciate the sentiment but their small community is overwhelmed. several streets are lined with shrines and items keep pouring in, they are filling local warehouses from school supplies to children's artwork has been sent to help
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
the us us?. >> a congress woman ending a 20 year career in washington. stay with us. es Ñ >>> a s.w.a.t. team search is underway in southern california now. >> this is a live picture. a text alert notifies stud dwronts stay inside and lock doors as the s.w.a.t. team moves through looking;éaru forearmed suspects. >> police say at least five people robbed a jewelry store, then took police on a chase ended up on this campus. >> the search right now is centered on three buildings on the southwest part of the campus, a nearby high school son dloung tonight. one suspect has surrendered. the s.w.a.t. team looking for four more people tonight. >> and tonight we know identity of a young man who went on a shooting free yesterday in a portland,Ó&÷ oregon shopping mall, killing two people before turning the gun on himself. the sheriff there is saying koit have been much, much worse. abc 7 news mark matthews is in the newsroom tochl plain. >> detectives have now revealed the man behind the mask is a 22-year-old jacob tileler roberts. yesterday, detectives say he ran into a mall, apparentl
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Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
americans. we have more now from washington, d.c.. >> was the white house and congressional republicans put forward a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff, now, they're miles apart, gaining in their heels. the president told bloomberg tv a deal is possible, but... >> this proposal now is still out of balance. >> the plan sent yesterday offers a total of 2 tth $2 trillion in deficit reduction including $1.2 trillion in spending cuts. and00 billion in new tax revenue no. rate increases in top two percent of taxpayers. that is nonnegotiatable for the president. >> we're not going to be able to get a deal without it white house says the math doesn't add up. >> it's magic beebs and fairy dust. >> with just 28 days until deadline, negotiations reach aid stalemate. >> there is nothing going on privately that is not going on publicly. >> there are no plans at this time for leaders to meet with the president at the while the house. it doesn't sound like he's sending out invitations any type soon. >> i don't think that the yish now has to do with sitting in a room. >> today, the president did meet with
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
on bond after being arrested on drunk driving charges near washington, d.c.. police in virginia say they stopped the idaho republican crapo early sunday morning after he ran a red light, he failed a sobriety test and booked. he was released and he will be back in court january 4th. >>> just released poll finds americans are generally optimistic about what is ahead in 2013. the poll finds 53% of americans are more hopeful than fearful about what 2013 will bring personally. however, political allegiances favor heavily into americans' outlook 75% democrats operate mystic only 25 -- optimistic only 25% republicans say they are optimistic. fiscal cliff a week away for the first time some lawmakers say we could go over. >> first time it is more likely we will go over the cliff than not if we allow that it will be the most colossal consequential act of congressional irresponsibility in a long time. >> president obama remains in hawaii for christmas, says he will cut his vacation short to try and hammer out a deal. negotiations returned to square one last week after boehner failed to get su
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Dec 14, 2012 5:00am PST
washington both directions road painting until 6:00 this morning. >>> queen elizabeth takes a field trip to see how money is made. the shiny bars that got her special attention. >> holiday shopping help from "7 on your side," michael finney with 25 website that has offer cool gifts. >> speaking of money, this morning's money report. >> people are opening up their wallets on stores and online. retail sales wrote .3%. they were actually up a solid .8%. people are doing a good jock of paying their credit card bills. the rate of borrowers should stay low next year. tech companies pay will and facebook pays interns more than $5,600 a month, about $67,000 a year. that is $25,000 more than the average worker takes home. >>> good friday morning, here is a live look at downtown san francisco. what you can't see is how cold it is out there. downright frosty. coldest temperature mike has is 34 degrees. where is it? think about that. he will tell us in a moment. tell us about the light rain that may start hitting us soon and series of storms coming our way. >> eric: 5:14. >> walgreen's will pay a huge
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Dec 20, 2012 4:30am PST
cleared, traffic getting by fine now. roadwork northbound 880 hesperian to washington until 6:00 this morning. >>> san francisco is moving ahead with a plan to keep walkers safer on streets. mayor lee unveiled his plan that aims to reduce pedestrian injuries and fatalities by 25% within four years. to do that crosswalks will be upgraded speed limits around &hc% miles per hour and more red light cameras. >> if we could ask anything of the walking public, we are all in love with our devices, as we walk we need to be mindful of where we are walking and paying attention. >> police department will target the intersections with the five highest accident totals in each district, 19 people have been killed on san francisco streets this year, surpasses last year's total. >>> nationwide search on this morning for a woman who authorities say produces child pornography. look at these disturbing photos, the woman is accused of producing a video inñ9>f whih she engages in sexual conduct with a four to 5-year-old, she wears a distinctive ring. investigators say they were tipped off by danish police
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Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
. washington facing the eagles. rg iii two t.d.s in his return from a knee injury. they win 27-20, and can clinch the division with a win over dallas next week, and niner highlights tonight at 11:00. am aa >> ama: join my tonight. stormy weather is creating a big mess for travelers but your return trip could be worse. new worries about the nationwide holiday travel nightmare after christmas. >> anyone at 11:00 here, we're following severe flooding around the bay area. what you need to look out for at 9:00 and 11:00 on abc-7 news. and a last check on the weather. leigh glaser you can see the worst is just about over. the heaviest rain has pushed almost out of the viewing area. san jose, still seeing pockets of moderate rain but give it another couple of hours and we'll start to see some signs of clearing, and we get a dry day tomorrow which will be nice. >> thank you so much. that will be us for abc-7 news at 6:00. leigh will be back for another update. captioned by closed captioning services inc. >> right now, sitting down with the stars of les mis! >> you wait long time in this career for
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Dec 21, 2012 4:30am PST
he's from washington state and known there as kenneth bay. officials say crimes were proven through evidence but didn't elaborate. media reports say he was taken into custody after entering the country in early november as part of a tour. >>> congress headed into the holiday recess with the nation still teetering on the edge of the fiscal cliff. boehner was forced to call off a vote on plan b after several republicans said they wouldr7tm vote against it.[ç[d he's trying to arrange another meeting with president obama. he's expected to hold a news conference this morning at 7:00 our time. >>> former marine stationed outside a school, why he's now in trouble. >>> the end of the world? maybe notw[vm, we arewpoe stie so are the hundreds who are making a mint off the mayan doomsdayyybvb prophesy. >>> we are tracking the storm on live doppler 7 hd, as more rain moves into the bay area, mike will tell you what to expect. >>> good morning. 4:52. golden gate bridge a few cars, we don't see much moisture but mike will tell you more. >>> update on a storyñy2 about a brazen armed robbery
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Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
daughters are scheduled to remain in hawaii until january 6th. the president willey for washington this evening. lawmakers have less than a week to come to an agreement on how to avert tax increases set to go into effect in january. . >> in new york police have found a bed in the burned out home of the man who killed two firefighters monday. the victim is believed to be the gunman's 67-year-old sister. a vigil was held monday night for the firefighters. two other firefighters in the hospital. police say ex-convict william spengler armed himself with three weapons and set his house on fire to lure first responders into a trap he kill himself. police say he left a rambling three page note saying he wanted to burn down the neighborhood and kill as many people as possible. he did not give a motive >> the world'sdhfhñ longest high speed rail line is up and running in china. the first bullet train left beijing this morning. the line connects the capital city with the commercial southern hub. the rail line is designed for top speeds of over 200 miles an hour. what used to take 22 hours will n
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Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
fbi agent in washington, d.c. who works with ic3, the internet crime complaint center. she says many nations around the world do not have laws that protect consumers against internet fraud, and prosecuting scammers is very challenging. >> working a cyber fraud case is very complicated. in part it is the concept of at trough biewtion. at trough biewtion. who said what? whose hands are on the keyboard? are they in the neighborhood? are they in the state? are they in the country? if they are outside the united states where are they? >> and look at this. i ran one of the photos they sent debbie through a google image search. the same picture appears in more than a hundred ads around the country and overseas, jermt -- germany and malaysia. same picture and very similar wording, but different supposed sellers. for debbie, it is not just about the money. she was so excited to get that puppy to help her through a difficult time. >> what do you think about what they did? >> i think it was a horrible thing. it was like somebody sucker punched me in the stomach. i am r50e67ing out now so n
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Dec 27, 2012 1:05am PST
the chain that has 47 stores in california and washington state. "nightline" is next. for rick quan and sandhya patel and carolyn johnson, thank you for watching. we appreciate your time as always. check out abc7 morning news at 4:30 a.m. have a good night. [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] [cheers and applause] meredith: thank you! hello, and welcome to "millionaire." "double your money" week continues. just yesterday, someone banked $50,000 just 4 questions into the game, and hoping to have this same good fortune is today's first contestant, from arlington, virginia, jangela shumskas. >> i'm so excited to be here. meredith: nice to meet you, too. first of all, i love that name-- jangela. where'd you get that from? >> my mom says it's thai, but
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> same issue in washington state. >> you can smoke it, but you can't get it. >>> all right. you can get a little sunshine and rain today. >> perfectly legal to it. >> smoke 'em if you got 'em. weird. let's talk about back at home, temperatures mid to upper 30s fairfield, napa, santa rosa, 40s for the rest of our inland neighborhoods, mid 40s to low 50s bay and coast san jose 44, oakland 49, 51 san francisco, 40 concord, 47 san rafael. all breezes if you want to call them that are less than three miles per hour the temperature you see is what it feels like. 39 inland 7:00, mid upper 40s coast and bay. 4:00, clouds get thicker and hold temperature dim sunshine enough to keep news the mid to upper 50s. by 7:00, especially north bay, along the peninsula coast, you want the wet weather gear with you. temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s at that time. rainfall tonight through tomorrow morning scattered shower possible tomorrow afternoon, snow levels 3500 feet. 50s thursday and friday for highs. >>> back to the golden gate bridge, earlier roadwork in the process of being picked up,
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Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
atlanta and 56 washington, d.c. new york scattered short and 49. we will look for clear conditions. salt lake city will see some snow. the higher elevations there. denver the higher elevations. 53 in seattle and more rain there. tomorrow afternoon a temperature of 41. if you are traveling into southern california, we will look for some showers. los angeles 63 and 64 for san diego. snow and winter storm warning degrees 40 degrees there and look for 57 and showers for sacramento. my accu-weather seven-day forecast a few showers on tuesday with frost. and then a series of storms begin on thursday. rain and gusty winds and heavy rain at times. friday periods of rain and then another storm is due in here on saturday. of course, mike niko will be here with an update 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. >> sounds good. thank you, leigh. >>> shu is here with sports. and dare i say it was a great day for the teams? >> first time in awhile the 49ers and the raiders are on the winning slate. highlights and reactions. >> and we will take you to our >> and we will take you to our combos and plays of the day. and.
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Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
and lesbian couples started getting marriage licenses on thursday. washington law requires everyone to wait three days before exchanging vows. they approved the same-sex marriage law last month. >>> time is running out for face bach users who want to weigh in on changes made by the social networking giant. so far 619,000 have voted, but 299 million more are needed to allow voting on future changes. if enough people don't vote facebook users will have their information intermingled with insta gram. voting continues until noon tomorrow. >>> the new starbucks steel cards are hot. they sold for $450 and is going for $1,000 on ebay. it is a limited edition card and comes with $400 for use in starbucks stores. that's incredible. >>> let's get to sandhya patel who is checking our forecast. >> i think i need one of those cards right now. it is warm enough for some records. oakland airport was 66. the previous record was 65. it broke its record by 1 degree. downtown oakland by the way was 70 degrees. 71 in santa roughy saw and -- in santa rosa. 66 in san francisco. near 70 degrees in redwood
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Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> a dream come true for a washington state teenager thanks to thoughtfulness of her friends. she is now legally blind, result of a rare eye disorder during a classroom conversation, a teacher asked students what would do you if you couldn't fail? there were plenty of predictable answers about money and fame burke not from alley. she said she'd like to drive. inspired her friends made it happen. knowing she can see a bit under faint light, they created a road for her to drive on in a driver's ed car. >> thank you! >> woo! >> thank you so much, thank you. >> this means so much for me. just a great deal. i love you all. >> she wants to be like others and that is in the the end of the story. in lieu of birthday presents she asked for cans of food to donate to seattle's needy. >> it's spectacular. >> it's heart felt, good that they'd do that for her. >> and a lot of work. a comic duo makes it a family affair. >> the dance just keems on dancing. today's entertainment report from on the red carpet. >> they filled shows as dysfunctional duo now, they are back in the sequel, this is 40. l
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Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
their third straight game on their seven-day road trip. they are in washington to play the wizards. last night golden state played their first game in the nets new arena in brooklyn. here's larry beil with highlights in this morning's sports. >>> good morning. this is a pleasant surprise for just a second time in 20 years the warriors have won twelve of their first nineteen games. impressive road win in brooklyn. coach mark jackson was born in brooklyn, played his high school ball just down the road from the new barclay center, the new arena there. you see klay thompson, the confidence growing. taking it to the rack strong. joe johnson lighting it up. finished with 32 points. nets by 6. steph curry goes from simmer to boil, knocking down threes. steph makes it rain. 28 points. fourth quarter, steph not with the shot, but the dish to green. the rookie had 6 points and 10 boards. david lee a double-double, 30 points, 15 rebounds. cleaning up inside. 109-102 warriors. they are now 12-7 this season, piling up wins even without andrew bogus. before they kicked off the season. they said
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
francis drake for a possible d.u.i. the driver ran into a creek. >>> as lawmakers in washington don't reach a compromise fiscal cliff. higher taxes will loom. for americans that bring in $50,000 to $75,000 they will see an increase of $2300. people who make between $75,000 to $100,000 will pay almost double that. news about the fiscal cliff has not been good with the president and congress far apart. if they can't agree on a budget plan by january 1st, government spending cuts will increase automatically. market watchers worry that it will put the country into a recession. >> dan: annual toy drive is in full swing. there are not enough toys so far. so a plea is going out to lefty o'doul's at union square. that is where tomas ramon is live with the story tonight. >> reporter: i seek behind me there are firefighters here, they are collecting toys that people are driving by and dropping off. they collected 4600 toys so far. it's far less than 15,000 they were hoping to collect so they are asking people if they can't want to give a toy for christmas drive by and drop off a gift. six-year-
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
marriage licenses. a similar law in maryland takes affect january 1. it's legal in washington state. x/Ñ the first to approve by popular vote. >>e-= former president george w bush is getting better but still in intensive care. a family spokesman says the 88-year-old is alert and in good spirits. he says the former president intersection with doctors and nurses now includes making jokes and singing. a long time aide to the 41 president is telling well wishers to quote, put harps back in the closet. he's been hospitalized since november 23rd moved sunday for treatment of a fever following a bronchitis-related cough. seems to be doing better. >> michael finney is here now with an important alert from pg&e. >> yes. yes dale tails on it. >> listen to this. pg&e is warning us a man with an accent is calling senior citizens0lb>÷ telling them servs will be put off unless providing credit card or gift card information. and of course, pg&e tells us this is a scam. they will never ask for this over the phone. they want anyone targeted to contact police. pg&e working with law enforcement to try to
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Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
, washington... ...and our returning champion, a computer-chip designer from berlin, massachusetts... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. ladies and gentlemen, welcome. our champion, alistair bell, was born just outside of london in england and is now an american citizen and surprised a lot of people yesterday on our show by hiericana.dge how will he do today against the j's -- judy and john? welcome aboard, you two. and good luck to all three. here we go. the jeop of amround. let's start finding out what you know about these subjects. a little bit ardy! everything there.
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